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2014-01-30 16:26:55

Integrated partnership expands cancer services in the Rocky Mountain Region DENVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthONE family of hospitals and Sarah Cannon have formally launched an integrated cancer initiative at The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center. Through this collaboration, HealthONE is enhancing its cancer programs by joining forces...

2014-01-29 23:04:13

The nation's largest cancer treatment network provides state-of-the-art cancer care, education and resources to local communities in Latin America Fort Myers, Fla. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 On World Cancer Day 2014, 21st Century Oncology – the nation’s foremost cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider – is proud to raise awareness for the needs of cancer patients throughout the world. In addition to operating 133 cancer treatment centers in local...

2014-01-27 08:27:54

Trial to evaluate ID-G100 in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced treatment of the first patient in a Phase 1 clinical trial of ID-G100 in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/SF87058LOGO)...

2014-01-23 16:25:16

Remedy's registry technology will enable real-time aggregation of data and analytics from cancer centers across the country SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registry-based clinical informatics software for healthcare delivery and life sciences research, announced that it has been selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology® (ASCO®) to provide the technology platform for the nationwide Quality Oncology Practice...

2014-01-22 23:04:38

Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to seek to establish a formal affiliation between Allegheny and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, for clinical collaborations, medical education, and a broad range of cancer research initiatives. Pittsburgh, PA/Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins...

2014-01-16 08:26:45

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group has received reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care. "Our goal is to provide the highest...

2013-12-13 13:32:33

ESMO releases position paper on the role of medical oncologists in cancer care to ensure patient's access to optimal care Medical oncologists have a vital role to play in cancer care, particularly as treatments become ever more complex, a new position statement from the European Society for Medical Oncology says. Medical oncologists are specialist cancer physicians trained to provide treatment with drugs, spanning from the old one-fits-all chemotherapy to newer targeted agents or...


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